Benjamin ‘LOD’ deMunck is a Canadian pro player practicing League of Legends for Team Dignitas. His gaming experience has given him the capabilities of handling the mid laner position and now taking on the AD Carry role with his favourite heroes Twitch, Vayne and Caitlyn. According to statistics DIG LOD has played his best with Xayah and Kalista to win recent Summer 2017 LOL tournament.
When Benjamin is not gaming, he loves to spend time with his teammates, go karting, travelling, watching basketball matches. dining and drinking in celebration of a League of Legends tournament win.
Where it all began:
Benjamin was quite a passionate gamer when he was young. He and his brother would play the trending games of the era like Super Mario, Zelda, Super Smash Brothers and Nintendo 64. After a few years, DeMunck came across World of Warcraft and used an alias ‘Lights of Day’ playing casually with his friends.
Playing the video games and watching pro players compete in LOL matches had given him more motivation to take on a professional career in esports. The video game, World of Warcraft led Benjamin to League of Legends when he was around 12-years-old, taking on the nickname LOD. He developed his gaming abilities playing with top teams like Team Curse, Team Coast, Cloud 9, Ember, Renegades, Echo Fox, NRG Esports and Team EnvyUs.
Team Dignitas is an international esports company that was established in September 2003. Its headquarters based in UK, they started with two units competing in Battlefield 1942. As esports grew so did the association who today support squads specializing in League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Heroes of the Storm, Smite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
Team Dignitas launched their LOL team in February 2011. The squad made a name for themselves with former players from Rock Solid winning the IGN ProLeague 3 LOL tournament. Becoming a leading North American team, Dignitas League of Legends roster consists of Ssumday, ShrimP, Keane, LOD, Altec, Big and Adrian that will take their gaming levels to new heights.
Competition Participation and Winnings:
Benjamin DeMunck personal best LOL tournament win so far was at the Alienware Fall Brawl 1v1 match that took place in September 2014. LOD won the Championship title to win the highest prize of $5K in his gaming career.
The second greatest achievement for LOD was while competing for Ember at the NA Challenger Series Spring 2016. The squad reached the Semi-finals losing to Team Dragon Knights with the score 1-3 to rank in third place, claiming their reward of $17K.
The most recent win for LOD and his team Dignitas was at the 2017 NA LCS Summer tournament. The LOL squad reached semi-finals match to determine which unit will win third place. Dignitas lost to CLG to finish fourth to claim their reward of $20K.
LOD has participated in tournaments like Go4LOL Weekly matches in 2012, Razer LOL Holiday Bash and the North American League of Legends Championship Series Spring and Summer Seasons from 2015 till 2017. You have yet to hear about this top LOL player Dignitas LOD in the future, helping his team win esports tournaments.